Shidler closes precinct for school election Feb. 12

Ponca City Now - January 16, 2019 11:23 am

Cheryl Howard, Secretary of the Kay County Election Board announced today that the Shidler School District has opted to close precinct 360401 in Kay County for its Annual School Election scheduled on Feb. 12, 2019.

State law allows a school district to close a precinct if it is not entirely within the district’s boundaries and if there are fewer than 100 registered voters in that part to the precinct that is located in that district.

Voters who are registered in this precinct located in Shidler School District will receive an application for absentee ballots from the County Election Board. They can fill out, sign, and return the application form to the County Election Board to have a ballot mailed to them.

Applications for absentee ballots must be received by the County Election Board no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6, for this election. Voters who receive their absentee ballots by mail must return the voted ballot tot the County Election Board by mail. Absentee ballots must be in the County Elections Board’s hand by 7 p.m. on election day to be counted.

These voters also may vote by in-person absentee ballot at the County Election Board office from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, and Friday, Feb. 8.

Any registered voter in this precinct 360401 who believes that he or she may reside in the Shidler School District and who has not yet received an absentee ballot application from the County Election Board should contact the County Election Board office immediately.

 

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